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Säve Airport

Säve Airport, known as Göteborg City Airport until 2015, is an airport located 5 NM north-west from the centre of Gothenburg, near Säve, on the island of Hisingen, Bohuslän, Sweden. It is located within the borders of Gothenburg Municipality, hence its former name, it was Gothenburg's second international airport, with international scheduled flights from 2001 to 2015. In addition to commercial airlines, the airport was used by a number of rescue services, including the Swedish Coast Guard. Owing to damage to the airport's runway by heavy aircraft and the high cost of repairs, the airport was closed to airline traffic indefinitely on 18 January 2015, but remains open to light aircraft. Although it was a low-cost airline airport, it is located closer to Gothenburg city centre than the main Göteborg Landvetter Airport if the driving time is around the same, it was one of the few city airports to receive Ryanair flights. Göteborg City Airport was able to handle aircraft up to the size of a Boeing 737, an Airbus A320, or similar jets.

The airport still accommodates general aviation activities, including two flying clubs, Aeroklubben i Göteborg and Chalmers flygklubb. DFDS Seaways cited competition from low-cost air services Ryanair, as being a reason for its scrapping its Newcastle-Gothenburg ferry service in October 2006, it was the only dedicated passenger ferry service between Sweden and the United Kingdom, had been running since the 19th century. Construction of the airport began in 1940, as a military airbase for Göta Air Force Wing, a wing of the Swedish Air Force; the airbase was closed down in 1969. The old civil airport at Torslanda was closed down in 1977, scheduled flights moved to Landvetter Airport. In 1984 the runway was extended, to allow larger business jets to operate. In 2001 the airport was renamed City Airport, Ryanair started operating scheduled flights to London. Prior to the arrival of Ryanair in 2001, the airport had 9,000 passengers per year. In 2004 the Swedish Armed Forces left the airport, when a helicopter squadron of the Swedish Marines was disbanded.

A legacy of the military presence is a museum called Aeroseum, preserving various fighter jets and displaying military aircraft history. On 26 November 2014 the airport had to ban all heavier aircraft, such as the Boeing 737, because the taxiway was not rated to carry heavy aircraft; this meant that all flights operated by Ryanair, Wizz Air and Gotlandsflyg were diverted to Landvetter Airport. The lighter aircraft flown by Sparrow Aviation were allowed to fly after a ban of one day. In the early days following the ban, most passengers still cleared security at Gothenburg City Airport before being transferred by bus. All check-in was done at Landvetter Airport for diverted flights. Initial plans were for the airport to remain closed to heavy aircraft until at least the end of January 2015. However, on 13 January 2015, the decision was published to close the airport permanently to passenger traffic, owing to the high cost of fixing the runway/taxiway problem. Sparrow Aviation, using lighter aircraft, continued to use City Airport until 18 January 2015.

The airport was kept open until the end of 2015 in the hope of attracting a possible buyer who could agree to Swedavia's conditions and ensure a long-term plan. In May 2016 it was announced that a motorsport circuit would be built at the Säve Airport, intended to host Scandinavian Touring Car Championship races. Owing to the aforementioned issues, there is no longer any passenger traffic scheduled. All airlines relocated to Göteborg Landvetter Airport, except Sparrow Aviation which terminated its Gothenburg-Stockholm Bromma Airport flights. List of the largest airports in the Nordic countries Official website Aeroklubben Airport information Aeroseum flight museum Media related to Säve Airport at Wikimedia Commons

Avenue Victor-Hugo (Paris)

Avenue Victor-Hugo is an avenue in the 16th arrondissement of Paris. It ends at place Tattegrain, it is one of the twelve avenues beginning at the Étoile, the second longest of the twelve, after the avenue des Champs-Élysées. Its junction with the Étoile is between those of the avenue avenue Kléber, it runs along the colline de Chaillot. Halfway along it is place Victor-Hugo and the Line 2 Metro station Victor Hugo. Named avenue de Saint-Cloud, it was renamed avenue Victor Hugo in 1881. Crossing the whole northern part of the 16th arrondissement, over 1.825 km from the Étoile to the Muette, it is an average of 36m wide. Planted with trees and decorated with a statue of its namesake at the junction with avenue Henri-Martin, it is one of the most prestigious avenues in Paris, it includes several buildings by Pierre Humbert, such as numbers 122 and 167. Humbert built number 124, on the site of the hôtel particulier where Victor Hugo spent his last days; the Avenue was renamed after Hugo on 28 February 1881.

The 1907 building's magnificent façade won several prizes and includes a sculpture of Hugo's face by Fonquergne. The Haitian president Lysius Salomon died at number 3 on 19 October 1888. 16th arrondissement of Paris

Tubby Meyers

Melvin J. "Tubby" Meyers, sometimes spelled "Myers," was an American football player and coach. He was the first head coach and first captain of the Western Michigan Broncos football program, holding both titles as a player-coach during the 1906 college football season. Meyers was born in Gobleville, Michigan in 1887, moved with his family to Kalamazoo, Michigan in 1895, his father, Rollie Meyers was a Michigan native who worked as a mail clerk at the post office. His mother, Vivia Meyers, was an Ohio native, he had an older brother, Rauel, a younger brother, a younger sister, Fern. Meyers enrolled at the Western State Normal School in Kalamazoo as a student in the Manual Training department, he was the coach and halfback for the football team in the school's inaugural season of college football in 1906. He is recognized both as the first head football coach and "the first great player" in the history of the Western Michigan Broncos football program. After graduating from Western State in 1909, Myers was hired by Port Huron High School in Port Huron, Michigan.

He served as supervisor of manual director of athletics at the school. He served for many years as the school's football coach. In June 1917, Myers completed a draft registration card stating that he was employed at Port Huron High School as a manual training and athletics instructor. In 1920, he was married to Mary "Mayme" McCallum at Port Huron. At the time of the 1920 United States Census, Meyers was living with his wife, Mary A. Meyers, in Port Huron, his occupation was listed as a teacher in a high school. As of 1925, he was serving in the National Guard with the rank of first lieutenant. At the time of the 1930 United States Census and his wife continued to reside in Port Huron, they had Minola A. Meyers, his occupation was listed in 1930 as a teacher of manual arts. McCallum died in 1942 at Port Huron. In 1939, he became the business purchasing agent for the Port Huron board of education, he died at age in May 1940 after collapsing at the Masonic Temple in Sarnia. Since 1947, the "Tubby Meyers Award" has been presented each year to the outstanding player on the Port Huron High School football team

Henry Darwin

Henry Galton Darwin was a British lawyer and diplomat specialising in international law. Darwin born in Edinburgh, the second son and third child of the physicist Sir Charles Galton Darwin and his wife Katharine Pember, a mathematician, he was a great-grandson of the naturalist Charles Darwin. In 1958 he married an English teacher, he served as assistant Legal Adviser to the Foreign Office 1954-1960 and again 1963-1967, at which time he was one of the three drafters of the Partial Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, being flown to Moscow in July 1963 to advise Lord Hailsham on the drafting when negotiations were successful. He was Legal Counsellor to the UK Mission to the United Nations in Manhattan, New York 1967-1970, before returning to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office 1970-1973, he worked as Director-General Legal Secretariat European Communities Brussels 1973-1976. He was Deputy Legal Adviser to the FCO 1976-1984, during which time in 1977 he was made a Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George.

He played a major role in the third United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea, which took place from 1973 through 1982, was a member of the Preparatory Commission after 1982. He was Second Legal Adviser FCO 1984-1989. Darwin died in London on 17 September 1992. At the time of his death he was leading a group examining legal issues connected with the former Yugoslavia. Darwin, H. G.. "The Outer Space Treaty". 42 Brit. Y. B. Int'l L. 278. Ian Sinclair. "Obituary: Henry Darwin". The Independent. ‘DARWIN, Henry Galton’, Who Was Who, A & C Black, 1920–2008.

Game (disambiguation)

A game is a recreational activity with a set of rules. Game or games may refer to: Philip Game, British military leader and Governor of New South Wales, Australia William Game, first batsman to score a century for Oxford against Cambridge Abram Games, British graphic designer The Game, or Game, an American rapper Triple H, professional wrestler who dubbed himself "The Game" Game, a quality of fighting dogs that are selectively bred and trained to fight Game, any non-domesticated animal hunted for food or sport Game, a Hindi film Game, a Tamil film Game, a Japanese film Game, a Telugu film Game, an action Hindi-language film Game, a Bengali film Game, a Kannada-language film Games, a 1967 film starring James Caan Game, a 2015 British play by Mike Bartlett "Game", a short story by Donald Barthelme Games, a 1967 novel by Hal Ellson Ford & Lopatin known as Games, an American band G. A. M. E. A 2006 album by Game Game Game Game, 2004 Game, 2016 Games, 2003 Games Game, an album by Piano Squall Games, an album by Larry Fast Games, an EP by Claire, or the title song "Game" "Game", a song by Ayumi Hamasaki, the B-side of the single Inspire "Games", 1992 "Games", 2015 "Games", 1991 "Games", a song by Demi Lovato from her 2017 album Tell Me You Love Me "Games", a song by The Strokes from their 2011 album Angles "Games", a song by Cher from her 1982 album I Paralyze covered by Tina Turner "Games", a song by the Jonas Brothers from Jonas Brothers Games, an American game and puzzle magazine GamesTM, a magazine "Games", a 2007 episode of House "Games", a 1993 episode of seaQuest DSV Game, a major British video game retailer Game, a South African general retailer, operated by Massmart Game, a strategic interaction between individuals, in game theory Games, a mathematical superset of surreal numbers Game, a common counterproductive social interaction in transactional analysis Simulation video game, a simulation or reenactment undertaken for training, analysis, or prediction Game known as Gamé, another name for the wine grape Blaufränkisch Game, a concept in Scientology Georgia Academy of Mathematics and Science, an early college entrance program Ludi Romani, or Roman Games, a religious festival in ancient Rome Mind games, a form of covert psychological influence Gamble Game Over Gamer Gaming Let the Game Begin Let the Games Begin Summer Games The Game Video game Video Games Winter games

Greek Resistance

The Greek Resistance is the blanket term for a number of armed and unarmed groups from across the political spectrum that resisted the Axis occupation of Greece in the period 1941–1944, during World War II. It is considered as one of the strongest resistance movements in Nazi-occupied Europe; the rise of resistance movements in Greece was precipitated by the invasion and occupation of Greece by Nazi Germany from 1941–44. Italy led the way with its attempted invasion from Albania in 1940, repelled by the Greek Army. After the German invasion, the occupation of Athens and the fall of Crete, King George II and his government escaped to Egypt, where they proclaimed a government-in-exile, recognised by the Allies; the British encouraged coerced, the King to appoint centrist, moderate ministers. Despite that some in the left-wing resistance claimed the government to be illegitimate, on account of its roots in the dictatorship of Ioannis Metaxas from 1936–41; the Germans set up a Greek collaborationist government, headed by General Georgios Tsolakoglou, before entering Athens.

Some high-profile officers of the pre-war Greek regime served the Germans in various posts. This government however, lacked legitimacy and support, being utterly dependent on the German and Italian occupation authorities, discredited because of its inability to prevent the cession of much of Greek Macedonia and Western Thrace to Bulgaria. Both the collaborationist government and the occupation forces were further undermined due to their failure to prevent the outbreak of the Great Famine, with the mortality rate reaching a peak in the winter of 1941–42, which harmed the Greek civilian population. Although there is an unconfirmed incident connected with Evzone Konstantinos Koukidis the day the Germans occupied Athens, the first confirmed resistance act in Greece had taken place on the night of 30 May 1941 before the end of the Battle of Crete. Two young students, Apostolos Santas, a law student, Manolis Glezos, a student at the Athens University of Economics and Business, secretly climbed the northwest face of the Acropolis and tore down the swastika banner, placed there by the occupation authorities.

The first wider resistance movements occurred in northern Greece, where the Bulgarians annexed Greek territories. The first mass uprising occurred around the town of Drama in eastern Macedonia, in the Bulgarian occupation zone; the Bulgarian authorities had initiated large-scale Bulgarization policies, causing the Greek population's reaction. During the night of 28–29 September 1941 the people of Drama and its outskirts rose up; this badly-organized revolt was suppressed by the Bulgarian Army, which retaliated executing over three thousand people in Drama alone. An estimated fifteen thousand Greeks were killed by the Bulgarian occupational army during the next few weeks and in the countryside entire villages were machine gunned and looted; the town of Doxato and the village of Choristi are considered today Martyr Cities. At the same time, large demonstrations were organized in Greek Macedonian cities by the Defenders of Northern Greece, a right-wing organization, in protest against the Bulgarian annexation of Greek territories.

Armed groups consisted of andartes - αντάρτες first appeared in the mountains of Macedonia by October 1941, the first armed clashes resulted in 488 civilians being murdered in reprisals by the Germans, which succeeded in limiting Resistance activity for the next few months. However, these harsh actions, together with the plundering of Greece's natural resources by the Germans, turned Greeks more against the occupiers; the lack of a legitimate government and the inactivity of the established political class created a power vacuum and meant an absence of a rallying point for the Greek people. Most officers and citizens who wanted to continue the fight fled to the British-controlled Middle East, those who remained behind were unsure of their prospects against the Wehrmacht; this situation resulted in the creation of several new groupings, where the pre-war establishment was absent, which assumed the role of resisting the occupation powers. The first resistance groups started appearing two-three months after the start of the occupation of Greece, such as the Grivas Military Organization, founded in June 1941, the organization "Freedom", led by Colonel Dimitrios Psarros, founded in July 1941.

Shortly after the end of the Battle of Crete, it was founded the organization "Supreme Committee of Cretan Struggle", in June 1941. The first major resistance organization to be founded was the National Liberation Front, which by 1944 came to number more than 1,800,000 members. EAM was organized by the Communist Party of Greece and other smaller parties, whereas the major pre-war political parties refused to participate either in EAM or in any other resistance movement. On February 16, 1942, EAM gave permission to a communist veteran, called Athanasios Klaras to examine the possibilities of an armed resistance movement. Although its foundation was announced in late 1941, there were no military acts until 1942, when the Greek People's Liberation Army, the armed forces of EAM, was born; the second largest organization was the Venizelist-oriented National Republican Greek League, led by a former army officer, Colonel Napoleon Zervas, with exiled republican General Nikolaos Plastiras as its nominal head.

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